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How to Shop US Stores from Hong Kong (and Know What You Can't Ship)

You're sipping coffee in the vibrant heart of Hong Kong, surrounded by the hustle and bustle of city life. While the skyline is breathtaking and the local markets offer an array of treasures, there's always that one thing you wish you could quickly get your hands on – the latest fashion trends, tech gadgets, or even those exclusive American goodies. But how? Shipping can be expensive, and some items don’t even make it past customs.

Well, fear not, fellow shopper, because we've got the ultimate solution for you: MyUS. In this blog post, we'll unravel the magic of MyUS, exploring why it's the key to unlocking a world of possibilities for Hong Kong residents keen on tapping into the vast sea of American products.

Why MyUS is Your Go-To Shopping Companion

MyUS isn't just your average shipping service; it's your passport to a global shopping spree. The beauty lies in its consolidation power – MyUS allows you to shop from multiple U.S. stores and consolidate all your purchases into a single, cost-effective shipment. With a suite of shipping options, including express delivery, you can wave goodbye to the days of waiting anxiously for your international packages.

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Navigating Shipping Restrictions

Before diving into the sea of American goods, it's crucial to understand shipping restrictions to Hong Kong. While MyUS is your golden ticket, being aware of certain limitations on electronics, beauty products, and perishables is essential. Fear not. We'll guide you through the dos and don'ts to ensure a smooth shopping experience.

Prohibited Items Spotlight:


Fragile antiques cannot be shipped to Hong Kong.


Precious metal and stone jewelry cannot be imported to Hong Kong via MyUS.

Soil Samples:

Soil samples are restricted and cannot be shipped internationally through MyUS.

Tobacco & Alcohol:

MyUS does not support the shipment of tobacco and alcohol to Hong Kong.

Medical Supplies:

MyUS prohibits the shipment of prescription drugs, including medical supplies, to Hong Kong.

For a complete list, check out their official website here.

Top US Stores for Non-US Shoppers

Now that you're armed with the basic knowledge of shipping regulations let's explore the top U.S. stores that will have your virtual shopping cart brimming with excitement.

Amazon - The Everything Store

Must-Have Items: Amazon is a treasure trove for anything from the latest tech gadgets to exclusive American snacks. Consider snagging the newest Kindle, a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos, and a cozy branded hoodie for a warm winter night.

Learn How to Shop on Amazon with MyUS

Fashion Nova - For Your Inner Fashionista

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Stylish Suggestions: Improve and invigorate your wardrobe with the latest trends from Fashion Nova. Grab a statement jumpsuit and a pair of chic sunglasses, and remember a bold red lipstick to complete the look.

Nike - Step Into Style and Comfort

Athletic Essentials: Consider adding a pair of iconic Nike sneakers, a tech-infused running jacket, and a stylish gym bag to your collection. With Nike, you're not just buying apparel but investing in comfort, style, and the American spirit of athleticism. Prepare to step out confidently and make a statement with your Nike essentials.

Learn How to Shop Nike with MyUS

Walmart - Everyday Essentials and Beyond

Home and Living Picks: Walmart is your one-stop shop for household essentials. Snag a cozy blanket, a trendy home decor piece, and a classic American board game for family nights. We love a comfortable winter, and now that so many wintery items are on sale after the Christmas and NYE seasons, it’d be a shame not to take advantage of them.

Learn How to Shop Walmart with MyUS

Sephora - Beauty Across Borders

Sephora beauty must-have kit

Beauty Must-Haves: The Asian and American beauty standards might differ, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pamper yourself with your favorite American beauty brands. Think Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes, Fenty Beauty highlighters, and a refreshing skincare kit from Sephora.

Learn How to Shop Sephora with MyUS

Use MyUS to Shop Your Favorite US & UK Retailers

MyUS has opened the doors to a world of shopping possibilities for Hong Kong residents, allowing you to easily access the best American products. Understanding shipping restrictions and exploring top U.S. stores will enable you to embark on a virtual shopping spree that transcends borders. So, create or log into your MyUS account, indulge in some retail therapy, and let the international packages roll in – because the world is your shopping oyster!


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